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VIDEO & AUDIO FILES
Capt. Eugene N. Foss 2nd
***NEW MEMORIAL PLAQUES PLACED ON EMMONS. In preparation for April's memorial dive and plans to put the original plaque on public display, the Okinawa divers placed the new memorial plaques on the USS Emmons and raised the old plaques. Click here to view the video.
***MEMORIAL DIVES. Click here to view memorial dive videos.
***CHANGE OF TIDES. Christopher Holzschuh produced a documentary of his grandfather's life aboard the Emmons.
***EMMONS AT SEA VIDEO. In June 1943, the USS Emmons transported First Lord of the Admiralty A. V. Alexander to the USS South Dakota at Scapa Flow, Scotland. Click here and go to 5:09 of the video or 45:32 of the file's timestamp to view the Emmons as she approaches the USS South Dakota.
***SAVINGS BOND AD. Click below to hear the The Red and the Black Ink audio recording of a 1940's radio drama advertisement for savings bonds featuring Emmons shipmate Charles Hardy.
***Click here to view the video of shipmate Armand Jolly's video of his 2019 visit to Normandy for the 75th anniversary of D-day.
***RETURN OF JAPANESE GOOD LUCK FLAG. Shipmate Tony Esposito and son Mike came across a Japanese Good Luck Flag, which Japanese servicemen carried with them to battle. Along with Yu Miyaji, they located the family of the serviceman and returned it to them. See the video of the ceremony returning it to the family.